former boyfriend, travis alexander, 27 times. slit his throat and then shot him in the head as he showered in his mesa, arizona, home in 2008. they argued that travis was a devout mormon, seduced and stalked by arias, and ultimately killed by her in a jealous rage when she found out he was dating other women. >> she rewarded that love, by sticking a knife in his throat. >> reporter: arias' attorney told the jury, her client was force to kill, in self-defense. ♪ o holy night >> reporter: she says her client who won a christmas carolling contest behind bars, was abused and controlled by travis, who she claims was a sexual deviant hiding behind his religion. >> that t-shirt is a perfect example of how travis treated jodi. >> reporter: the two only dated for months, but the two continued a sexual relationship, including the day of the crime. in the washing machine, on the memory card, pictures of their final sexual encounter. shots of travis in the shower, seconds before he was killed. and a couple of pictures that appear to have been taken accidentally, when the camera was dropped.